PyBites of the Week

Hi Pythonistas!

Welcome to the PyBites weekly digest - all of the posts from the past week delivered straight to your inbox.

This past week we saw a heap of coders take on our first challenge and it was awesome! The review of the challenge was on Friday so make sure to check it out if you missed it.

Code Challenge #02 is now up and ready to tackle (link below). Be prepared because it's a tough one!

Using what we've learned the last challenge this week we build a simple Scrabble-like game: given a random set of 7 letters build the most valuable word. Good luck!

On Saturdays we will share a curated list of 15 cool things (mostly Python) we found / tweeted during the week.

Wow! We have been amazed by the great response on github and HN. It's Friday so we review the code challenge of this week. We describe our learning and a possible solution. We will also digest comments left on the Monday post.

Itertools is a very useful module. In this short post I show some 5 examples how you can use it. Some of this stuff might be useful in next week's challenge ...

Learn to create a simple web scraper in Python using BeautifulSoup4

Transforming Code into Beautiful, Idiomatic Python is a must-watch to write more Pythonic code. In this post some highlights.

Thanks for joining us! We're definitely learning a lot from this and we hope you are too.

Keep Calm and Code in Python.

-- Julian and Bob
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